Cwm Talwg

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Cwm Talwg
District of Barry
Pontypridd Road. The estate is off to the left.
Pontypridd Road. The estate is off to the left.
Barry
Cwm Talwg
Cwm Talwg
Location in Barry
Cwm Talwg is located in Vale of Glamorgan
Cwm Talwg
Cwm Talwg
Location in the Vale of Glamorgan
Coordinates: 51°24′28″N 3°17′17″W / 51.40778°N 3.28806°W / 51.40778; -3.28806
Country United Kingdom
Region Wales
County Vale of Glamorgan
Town Barry
Time zone GMT (UTC+0)

Cwm Talwg is a north-western district and large housing estate complex within the town of Barry in the Vale of Glamorgan ten miles outside Cardiff in south Wales.

It is on the outskirts of the main town and links to Pontypridd Road and the A4050 road out of Barry. Prior to the housing development of Cwm Talwg, it was a pig farm; cows, pigs and sheep roamed freely. in 1978 the EC announced the "construction of 104 houses, 20 flats, 31 flats in sheltered accommodation with warden's bungalow and associated site works."[1]

Cwm Talwg has two small forests which are maintained by woodland volunteers and have paths leading from Usk Way to Severn Avenue or Elan Close to Highlight Park. Community walks are often organised through the Cwm Talwg woods. Cwm Talwg contains All Saints' Church in Wales Primary School, a voluntary aided school, sponsored by the Church in Wales. It had 236 pupils aged 3-11 as of 2002.[2] It 2002 opened a new nursery unit designed by Nigel Arnold and built by the Dineen Brothers.[2]

References[edit]

  1. ^ Supplement to the Official Journal of the European Communities. Office for Official Publications of the European Communities. 1978. p. 23. Retrieved 22 December 2012. 
  2. ^ a b "Around Wales: Vale of Glamorgan.(News)". Western Mail via HighBeam Research (subscription required). 13 February 2002. Retrieved 3 May 2012. 

Coordinates: 51°24′28″N 3°17′17″W / 51.40778°N 3.28806°W / 51.40778; -3.28806